Two Americans, until recently resident in Istanbul offer an insider's look at all of Turkey, from its beautiful rugged coastline filled with ancient Greek and Byzantine ruins - featuring two of the world's most admired sites, Troy and Ephesus - to the modern nightlife and exotic shopping of Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya and more. Extensive history, culture and travel planning sections, with terrific coverage of Istanbul and environs, Black Sea and Mediterranean coasts, and first-rate advice on wonderful lodgings, exciting restaurants, where to see authentic whirling dervish performances, insider tips on how to bargain for rugs, best places to take a Turkish bath, and so much more.
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Given the livestock and pedestrian traffic in the road, the number of cars with
broken lights (or with drivers who opt not to use them), the weariness of long-haul
truck drivers, and your own unfamiliarity with the roads, be sure to get where you'
This entrance was more complex than the others, with a road leading past the
high southern walls and through a series of towers and compounds ailminat- ing
in the gate itself. This was probably a major entry point into the city. Around the ...
The majority of the Patara ruins skirted the eastern side of the former bay, roughly
following the course of the main Patara road. The road was widened in 1995, at
which time several underground chambers were discovered, which still lay open
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